Learning iCloud Data Management

Learning iCloud data management : a hands-on guide to structuring data for iOS
and OS X / Jesse Feiler. pages cm Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 978-0-321-88911-9 (paperback : alkaline paper) 1. iCloud—Handbooks ...

Learning iCloud Data Management

Author: Jesse Feiler

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0133134008

Page: 432

View: 157

“A great read for iOS developers who want to learn if iCloud is right for their app and dive right in with lots of practical code examples.” —Jon Bell, UXLaunchpad.com Get Hands-On Mastery of iCloud Data Management for iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks As apps rapidly move into business and the cloud, iOS and OS X developers need new data management techniques. In Learning iCloud Data Management, renowned Apple database expert Jesse Feiler shows you how to use Apple’s latest APIs and technologies to structure and synchronize all forms of data. Feiler helps you understand the issues, implement efficient solutions, and deliver highly usable apps that seamlessly synchronize during the “Round Trip” between iOS and OS X and back again. This guide walks you through integrating several key Apple data management technologies, including the Address Book and Calendar APIs. Feiler shows you how to structure data so it’s easy to build great Cocoa and Cocoa Touch user interfaces and to quickly incorporate reliable iCloud syncing. Step by step, you’ll discover how to blend Apple’s standard application data structures with your own user data to create a feature-rich and fully syncable environment. Coverage includes Understanding iCloud from the developer’s and user’s point of view Accessing synchronized user calendars and contacts Integrating Reminders into your apps Playing by iCloud’s user privacy rules Applying consistent iOS Settings and OS X Preferences across user devices Managing persistent storage with Core Data Using Xcode Project Workspaces for shared development Adding data to app bundles and resources Integrating iCloud infrastructure, file wrappers, documents, and data Completing the”Round Trip” between both iOS and OS X

Learning Core Data for iOS

Get Started Fast with iOS 7 Core Data App Development Covers iOS 7 and Xcode 5 This is the first Core Data book to fully reflect Apple’s latest platform innovations, including its dramatic recent improvements to iCloud support.

Learning Core Data for iOS

Author: Tim Roadley

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 0133373606

Page: 480

View: 849

Get Started Fast with iOS 7 Core Data App Development Covers iOS 7 and Xcode 5 This is the first Core Data book to fully reflect Apple’s latest platform innovations, including its dramatic recent improvements to iCloud support. Hands-on from start to finish, it teaches you step-by-step as you create a modern data-driven iOS app using Storyboards, ARC, iOS 7, and Xcode 5. Tim Roadley introduces new patterns and best practices designed to overcome the frustrations of Core Data development. One step at a time, you’ll build and extend your skills--even mastering advanced techniques such as complex model migration, deep copy, background processing, and integration with Dropbox, StackMob, and iCloud. Downloadable versions of this book’s main project are provided with each chapter, so you can see exactly what your app project should look like--and get cookbook-style code for your own projects. Chapter exercises help you explore even further, whether you’re a self-learner or a student in an iOS development course. If you’re an experienced iOS developer, this guide brings together all the skills, tools, code, and patterns you need to add powerful data management capabilities to any app--quickly, easily, and painlessly. Coverage includes the following: Understanding Core Data Adding Core Data to an existing project Designing, upgrading, and migrating data models (automatically and manually with progress indication) Populating views with data, including table-views and picker-views Preloading a “default data” persistent store from XML Deep-copying from one persistent store to another Performance tuning with Instruments, using large photos as the example Background processing, using thumbnail generation as the example Efficient search Seamlessly backing up and restoring with Dropbox Stable integration with iCloud--with full support for multiple accounts, seeding, and de-duplication Web service integration with StackMob

Core Data

Core Data is intricate, powerful, necessary - and this book is your guide to harnessing its power. Core Data is Apple's recommended way to persist data: it's easy to use, built-in, and integrated with iCloud.

Core Data

Author: Marcus Zarra

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781937785086

Page: 234

View: 380

Core Data is Apple's recommended way to persist data: it's easy to use, built-in, and integrated with iCloud. It's intricate, powerful, and necessary--and this book is your guide to harnessing its power. Learn fundamental Core Data principles such as thread and memory management, discover how to use Core Data in your iPhone, iPad, and OS X projects by using NSPredicate to filter data, and see how to add iCloud to your applications. Cocoa expert Marcus Zarra walks you through developing a full-featured application based around the Core Data APIs. You'll build up a single application throughout the book, learning key Core Data principles such as NSPredicate, thread management, and memory management. Geared toward intermediate to advanced developers, this book gets you comfortable with the basics of Core Data. Then you'll delve deep into the details of the API. You'll explore not only how to get Core Data integrated into your application properly, but even better, how to work with the API's flexibility to create convenience methods to improve your application's maintainability. Learn how to reduce your number of mapping models, integrate your Core Data app with Spotlight and Quick Look, connect your application with sync services, and find out how to use Core Data in a multithreaded environment. By the end of the book, you'll have built a full-featured application, gained a complete understanding of Core Data, and learned how to integrate your application into the iPhone/iPad platform. This second edition updates all examples for OS X Mountain Lion and iOS 6, gets you up to speed on changes in multithreading, and provides new chapters covering iCloud and NSFetchedResultsController. What You NeedMac OS X Mountain Lion and iOS 6. This book is for intermediate-level iOS developers.

Learning IPad Programming

A guide to iPad programming provides instructions on building PhotoWheel, a photo management and sharing application, using iOS 5.

Learning IPad Programming

Author: Kirby Turner

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0321750403

Page: 742

View: 959

A guide to iPad programming provides instructions on building PhotoWheel, a photo management and sharing application, using iOS 5.

iOS 9 App Development Essentials

iOS 9 App Development Essentials is latest edition of this popular book series and has now been fully updated for the iOS 9 SDK, Xcode 7 and the Swift 2 programming language.

iOS 9 App Development Essentials

Author: Neil Smyth

Publisher: eBookFrenzy

ISBN:

Page: 818

View: 183

iOS 9 App Development Essentials is latest edition of this popular book series and has now been fully updated for the iOS 9 SDK, Xcode 7 and the Swift 2 programming language. Beginning with the basics, this book provides an outline of the steps necessary to set up an iOS development environment. An introduction to the architecture of iOS 9 and programming in Swift is provided, followed by an in-depth look at the design of iOS applications and user interfaces. More advanced topics such as file handling, database management, in-app purchases, graphics drawing and animation are also covered, as are touch screen handling, gesture recognition, multitasking, iAds integration, location management, local notifications, camera access and video and audio playback support. Other features are also covered including Auto Layout, Twitter and Facebook integration, App Store hosted in-app purchase content, Sprite Kit-based game development, local map search and user interface animation using UIKit dynamics. Additional features of iOS development using Xcode 7 are also covered, including Swift playgrounds, universal user interface design using size classes, app extensions, Interface Builder Live Views, embedded frameworks, CloudKit data storage and TouchID authentication. The key new features of iOS 9 and Xcode 7 are also covered in detail, including new error handling in Swift 2, designing Stack View based user interfaces, multiple storyboard support, iPad multitasking, map flyover support, 3D Touch and Picture-in-Picture media playback. The aim of this book, therefore, is to teach you the skills necessary to build your own apps for iOS 9. Assuming you are ready to download the iOS 9 SDK and Xcode 7, have an Intel-based Mac and ideas for some apps to develop, you are ready to get started.

Core Data in Swift

This book is based on Core Data in Objective-C, Third Edition.

Core Data in Swift

Author: Marcus S. Zarra

Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf

ISBN: 1680503286

Page: 214

View: 969

Core Data is intricate, powerful, and necessary. Discover the powerful capabilities integrated into Core Data, and how to use Core Data in your iOS and OS X projects. All examples are current for OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, and the latest release of Core Data. All the code is written in Swift, including numerous examples of how best to integrate Core Data with Apple's newest programming language. Core Data expert Marcus Zarra walks you through a fully developed application based around the Core Data APIs. You'll build on this application throughout the book, learning key Core Data elements such as NSPredicate, NSFetchRequest, thread management, and memory management. Start with the basics of Core Data and learn how to use it to develop your application. Then delve deep into the API details. Explore how to get Core Data integrated into your application properly, and work with this flexible API to create convenience methods to improve your application's maintainability. Reduce your migration difficulties, integrate your Core Data app with iCloud and Watch Kit, and use Core Data in a queue-based environment. By the end of the book, you'll have built a full-featured application, gained a complete understanding of Core Data, and learned how to integrate your application into the iPhone/iPad platform. This book is based on Core Data in Objective-C, Third Edition. It focuses on Swift and adds an additional chapter on how to integrate Core Data with an efficient network implementation, with best practices on how to load and pre-load data into your Swift application. What You Need: Mac OS X El Capitan and iOS 9 and a basic working knowledge of Swift

Core Data in Objective C

All examples in this edition are based on Objective-C and are up-to-date for the latest versions of OS X El Capitan and iOS 9. Core Data expert Marcus Zarra walks you through a fully developed application based around the Core Data APIs.

Core Data in Objective C

Author: Marcus Zarra

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781680501230

Page: 221

View: 624

Core Data is Apple's data storage framework: it's powerful, built-in, and can integrate with iCloud. Discover all of Core Data's powerful capabilities, learn fundamental principles including thread and memory management, and add Core Data to both your iOS and OS X projects. All examples in this edition are based on Objective-C and are up-to-date for the latest versions of OS X El Capitan and iOS 9. Core Data expert Marcus Zarra walks you through a fully developed application based around the Core Data APIs. You'll build on this application throughout the book, learning key Core Data principles such as NSPredicate, NSFetchRequest, thread management, and memory management. Start with the basics of Core Data and learn how to use it to develop your application. Then delve deep into the API details. Explore how to get Core Data integrated into your application properly, and work with this flexible API to create convenience methods to improve your application's maintainability. Reduce your migration difficulties, integrate your Core Data app with iCloud and Watch Kit, and use Core Data in a queue-based environment. By the end of the book, you'll have built a full-featured application, gained a complete understanding of Core Data, and learned how to integrate your application into the iPhone/iPad platform. This third edition updates all examples for OS X El Capitan and iOS 9, and gets you up to speed on changes in multithreading and batch processing. There's a new chapter on efficiently importing data from a network location, and a new discussion of how best to pre-load data into your application. What You Need: Mac OS X El Capitan and iOS 9 and a basic working knowledge of Objective-C

Apple Pro Training Series

Following the learning objectives of the Apple Certified Support Professional exam, this self-paced book is a perfect guide for Apple’s training and a first-rate primer for computer support personnel who need to troubleshoot and optimize ...

Apple Pro Training Series

Author: Kevin M. White

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133156133

Page: 888

View: 809

The only Apple-certified book on OS X Mountain Lion, this revised best-seller will take you deep inside the latest big-cat operating system–covering everything from installation and configuration, customizing the operating system, supporting applications, setting up peripherals, and more. Whether you're a support technician or simply an ardent Mac user, you'll quickly learn and master the new features in OS X Mountain Lion. Following the learning objectives of the Apple Certified Support Professional exam, this self-paced book is a perfect guide for Apple’s training and a first-rate primer for computer support personnel who need to troubleshoot and optimize OS X Mountain Lion as part of their jobs. Step-by-step exercises reinforce the concepts taught through practical application. Chapter review sections and quizzes summarize and reinforce acquired knowledge. The Apple Pro Training Series serves as both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum for OS X Mountain Lion and OS X Mountain Lion Server certification programs.

Sams Teach Yourself Objective C in 24 Hours

Full-color figures and code appear as they do in Xcode 5.

Sams Teach Yourself Objective C in 24 Hours

Author: Jesse Feiler

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 0133805166

Page: 464

View: 873

Full-color figures and code appear as they do in Xcode 5. In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you can master the Objective-C language and start using it to write powerful native applications for even the newest Macs and iOS devices! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll get comfortable with Objective-C’s unique capabilities and Apple’s Xcode 5 development environment…make the most of Objective-C objects and messaging…work effectively with design patterns, collections, blocks, Foundation Classes, threading, Git…and a whole lot more. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success! Step-by-Step Instructions carefully walk you through the most common Objective-C development tasks. Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge. Notes present information related to the discussion. Tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks. Cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them. • Use Xcode 5 to write modern Objective-C software more quickly and efficiently • Master Objective-C’s object-oriented features and techniques • Manage projects more efficiently with the Git source code repository • Write more dynamic code with Objective-C’s powerful messaging architecture • Declare classes, instance variables, properties, methods, and actions • Work with mutable and immutable data types • Organize data with collections, including arrays, dictionaries, and sets • Painlessly manage memory with Automatic Reference Counting (ARC) • Expand and extend classes with protocols, delegates, categories, and extensions • Get started with Apple’s powerful classes and frameworks • Create and work with code blocks • Manage queues and threading with Grand Central Dispatch

MacOS Server Essential Training

Learn how OS X Server (El Capitan) can increase your productivity and apparent network speed. Learn how to deploy, administer, and maintain OS X Server.

MacOS Server Essential Training

Author:

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ISBN:

Page:

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Learn how OS X Server (El Capitan) can increase your productivity and apparent network speed. Learn how to deploy, administer, and maintain OS X Server.

IPhone IOS 5 Development Essentials

Beginning with the basics, this book provides an overview of the iPhone hardware and the architecture of iOS 5.

IPhone IOS 5 Development Essentials

Author: Neil Smyth

Publisher: eBookFrenzy

ISBN: 1466337273

Page: 528

View: 642

Now updated with five new chapters dedicated to Xcode Storyboards, the aim of iPhone iOS 5 Development Essentials is to teach you the skills necessary to build your own applications for the iPhone. Beginning with the basics, this book provides an overview of the iPhone hardware and the architecture of iOS 5. An introduction to programming in Objective-C is provided followed by an in-depth look at the design of iPhone applications and user interfaces. More advanced topics such as user interface layout and resizing, file handling, database management, graphics drawing and animation are also covered, as are touch screen handling, gesture recognition, multitasking, iAds integration, location and map management, camera access and video playback support. New iOS 5 specific features are also covered in detail including page view controller implementation, the UIDocument class, iCloud based storage, Storyboard user interface design, automatic reference counting, Twitter integration and image filtering with Core Image. iPhone iOS 5 Development Essentials takes a modular approach to the subject of iPhone application development with each chapter covering a self contained topic area. This makes the book both an easy to follow learning aid and an excellent reference resource.

Implementing the Virtual Project Management Office

Information systems, 137–160 adaptation focus, 150–151, 155–156 change
management, 151–153 collaboration, ... 156–160 iCloud technology, 141–155
knowledge management (KM), 137–139 optimization focus, 150–151, 155–156
PMO ... 51–52, 242 Knowledge management (KM): ePMO development, 92
information systems, 137–139 in learning organizations, ... 224–232 data
extraction, 230–231 ePMO/PMO as, 208–209 knowledge management (KM), 214
–215,217,225–226 ...

Implementing the Virtual Project Management Office

Author: Marcus Goncalves

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071459170

Page: 374

View: 666

Globalization and increased outsourcing have redefined project management. The complex dynamics involved in today's long-distance projects require a new skill set and knowledge base unlike anything needed before. Here, leading project management expert Marcus Goncalves presents a complete guide to implementing the virtual project management office (ePMO). Leveraging his information technology expertise and PM experience, Goncalves offers cutting-edge techniques for managing projects across borders, working with colleagues and clients from different cultures, and utilizing the necessary telecommunication/Internet technologies ePM managers and their virtual teams and remote PM offices must have. Implementing the Virtual Project Management Office complies with the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) guidelines and extends them to ePMO. After analyzing the benefits of ePM versus conventional project management, Goncalves presents an in-depth discussion of ePM practices, scenarios, and challenges, aided by real-world examples and insightful case studies. Providing a full focus on the management and execution of virtual projects, Goncalves demonstrates the time- and cost-saving advantages, showing how to begin realizing those advantages immediately. He gives you: Guidelines for building virtual project teams Step-by-step best practices for keeping an eProject on course Techniques for measuring project performance and earned value eTools for controlling project quality Ways to integrate speed, change, and innovation for ePM success A customer-driven approach to ePM Goncalves provides comprehensive information on developing a state-of-the-art virtual project management office, from the necessary structure and environment to the technology. He also defines what concurrent ePM is and the need for change management during the process. The bonus CD features sample policies, forms, budgets, checklists, and software (including the award winning Mindmanager, from Mindjet) to assist in your ePMO implementation.

Doing Research in Education

This book will help you to plan, design and conduct quality research within the specific context of education and educational studies.

Doing Research in Education

Author: Ioanna Palaiologou

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473944090

Page: 304

View: 715

This book will help you to plan, design and conduct quality research within the specific context of education and educational studies. An impressive cast of contributors discuss the reality of conducting research in different educational settings and provide practical advice for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and early career researchers doing research in education. The book discusses key philosophical issues such as understanding research paradigms, ethics and selecting appropriate methodologies but remains grounded in the practical experience of the researcher. It has comprehensive coverage of the whole research process from start to finish, is easy to navigate and helps develop key skills such as: Time management Creating good research questions and hypotheses Constructing the literature review Structuring a project Writing a proposal Managing data Analysing data Writing for specific audiences Packed full of learning features and showcasing a wide range of voices and opinions this book is an ideal guide for anyone conducting research in education or educational studies.

Learning IPad Programming LiveLessons

"In Learning iPad Programming LiveLessons, instructor Kirby Turner walks you through the process of building PhotoWheel, a photo management and sharing app that leverages the most common aspects of iOS 5.

Learning IPad Programming LiveLessons

Author: Kirby Turner

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780132981163

Page:

View: 138

"In Learning iPad Programming LiveLessons, instructor Kirby Turner walks you through the process of building PhotoWheel, a photo management and sharing app that leverages the most common aspects of iOS 5. Each video lesson focuses on the latest features in iOS 5 and Xcode, including Storyboarding, Core Data, Automatic Reference Counting (ARC), iCloud, and more. If you want to build apps for the iPad, Learning iPad Programming LiveLessons will lead you through each step with visual queues and Kirby's own tips and tricks."--Resource description page.

How to Do Everything iCloud Second Edition

iCloud Can Be Used in Conjunction with the iWork Apps Similar iCloud
integration, which includes file, document, and data syncing, is also built into
Apple's optional iWork apps, including Pages (for word processing), Numbers (for
spreadsheet management), ... 12 Part I Learn About Online File Sharing and
Apple's iCloud.

How to Do Everything  iCloud  Second Edition

Author: Jason R. Rich

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071825118

Page: 288

View: 940

Maximize the latest iCloud capabilities This all-new edition of How To Do Everything: iCloud fully covers iCloud’s versatile features and offers step-by-step directions on how to use each one, including Shared Photo Streams, the iWork for iCloud apps, and iCloud Keychain. You’ll learn how to set up iCloud, transfer and sync app-specific data, documents, files, photos, music, and other content among your computers and iOS mobile devices. Use iCloud with your Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, and iPod touch Migrate from Apple MobileMe to iCloud Learn new iCloud features, including Shared Photo Streams, iWork for iCloud online apps, iCloud Keychain, and much more Manage your digital music library and iTunes purchases with iCloud Use the Premium iTunes Match service Store and manage your digital photos with My Photo Stream Share your digital images with others using iCloud’s Shared Photo Streams Sync files and documents among computers and iOS devices Manage and sync your Safari bookmarks, reading list, and passwords using iCloud and iCloud Keychain Work with iWork for iCloud Learn about other cloud-based services Sync and share apps, app-related data, and eBooks among iOS mobile devices and your computer(s) Back up your iPhone and iPad with iCloud Stream Apple TV content to your HD TV Locate a Lost Mac, iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with iCloud’s Find My... feature Manage your iCloud email account Troubleshoot iCloud-related problems

ICloud

Presents information on using the iCloud computing software, covering such topics as configuring iCloud services on devices, using iPhoto, using iTunes, working with documents, backing up iCloud, and working with Safari.

ICloud

Author: Tom Negrino

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780321888969

Page: 213

View: 682

Presents information on using the iCloud computing software, covering such topics as configuring iCloud services on devices, using iPhoto, using iTunes, working with documents, backing up iCloud, and working with Safari.

Sams Teach Yourself Core Data for Mac and iOS in 24 Hours

Jesse Feiler is a leading expert on Apple database development. Feiler has worked with databases since the 1980s, writing about technologies that have since evolved into Core Data.

Sams Teach Yourself Core Data for Mac and iOS in 24 Hours

Author: Jesse Feiler

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 0133105083

Page: 480

View: 378

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, start using Core Data to build powerful data-driven apps for iOS devices and Mac OS X computers! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll discover how Apple’s built-in data persistence framework can help you meet any data-related requirement, from casual to enterprise-class. Beginning with the absolute basics, you’ll learn how to create data models, build interfaces, interact with users, work with data sources and table views. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success! Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Core Data development tasks. Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge. Notes present interesting information related to the discussion. Tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks. Cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them. Jesse Feiler is a leading expert on Apple database development. Feiler has worked with databases since the 1980s, writing about technologies that have since evolved into Core Data. His database clients have included Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Young & Rubicam, and many small and nonprofit organizations. His recent books include Data-Driven iOS Apps for iPad and iPhone with FileMaker Pro, Bento by FileMaker, and FileMaker Go; and FileMaker 12 in Depth. Learn how to… • Start writing database apps fast, with Xcode 4’s powerful tools and templates • Master the Objective-C features and patterns Core Data relies upon • Understand Core Data’s goals, components, and behavior • Model data graphically with Xcode 4’s Data Model Editor • Leverage the full power of Managed Objects • Use controllers to integrate your data model with your code • Fetch, use, and store data from any source • Develop interfaces and features more quickly with Interface Builder • Add navigation and control features that integrate seamlessly with Core Data • Interact with users via popovers, segmented controls, action sheets, and tab bars • Create table views that users can edit • Let Xcode 4 and Core Data validate your data for you • Use predicates to precisely select the right data • Get ready for iCloud features to sync and move data among your iCloud-enabled devices Category: iOS/Mac Programming Covers: Core Data User Level: Beginning-to-Intermediate